Syria - Jean-Marc Ayrault’s participation in the meeting of the International Syria Support Group (Vienna, May 17, 2016)


Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, will visit Vienna on May 17 in order to take part in the ministerial meeting of the International Syria Support Group.

The minister had requested that this meeting be held in order to mobilize the international community.

France has three goals: compliance with the cessation of hostilities throughout the Syrian territory, including in Aleppo; respect for international humanitarian law, which means putting an end to the attacks against civilians and granting free access for humanitarian assistance; lastly, the start of the political transition as provided for under UNSCR 2254.